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Google ends full support for CDMA devices, including Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus

Disturbing news from the official Android developer website: it appears that nearly all reference to CDMA phones and tablets has disappeared from the official documentation. This...

US Government claims that secure Android phones can be updated in just 2 weeks

Anybody who's bought an expensive Android phone in the last couple of years can probably commiserate with all those waiting months and months for an official...

Google CEO claims Android still doesn’t make much money

Despite objections from certain multi-national software conglomerates, Google claimed in its latest quarterly report that Android still isn't making much money - or at least...

Dear Google: Android deserves a Nexus Certification Program

If Verizon's ridiculous handling of the Galaxy Nexus US launch has taught us anything, it's that the carriers are still firmly in control of...

CyanogenMod for the HP TouchPad reaches Alpha 3.5, delivers better gaming performance

Most of the excitement in the custom ROM world is circling around Ice Cream Sandwich at the moment, but we haven't forgotten about the...

Android is the most closed open source OS, say analysts

Google gets a lot of praise for bringing open source to the masses with Android, and a lot of flack for some of its...

HP going open source with WebOS

This isn't technically an Android story, but we know there's lots of Palm Pre and HP Touchpad users out there in the reading audience....

First of many Ice Cream Sandwich tablets appears in China

You know the wave of Froyo and Gingerbread tablets that have been coming out of China for the last couple of years? You know...

Google engineer and security vendors spar over Android malware threat

With all the stories about Android malware as of late, it might be easy for a novice smartphone user to get nervous. Security software...

Ice Cream Sandwich SDK ROMs already in the works

Ideally, ROM developers wait for the open-source, AOSP version of the latest Android release before building a new ROM. But there is something of...

Motorola releases DROID BIONIC source code

ROM cookers, get your kitchens ready. Motorola has just released the source code for the LTE-sporting DROID BIONIC, and the Android masses are waiting...

LibreOffice team working on a free Android version

If you're a Linux user, odds are you've already heard of LibreOffice, a fork of the popular open-source suite OpenOffice. The project has been...

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